Language, notation and formulas
Language, notation and formulas

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Language, notation and formulas

4.5 Questions and answers

The following table summarises some of the types of instructions you will encounter.

Write down … Determine … Show …
What is… Find … Prove …
Calculate …
A simple answer will do but generally give some working. Justification for your answer is required. This will be reflected in the marks. The answer is given to you. All marks awarded for a convincing argument.

You may like to copy this table into your own notes and add to it if you encounter other question wording in the future.

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